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0.35μm SPDT RF CMOS switch for wireless communication application

Bambang Soeroso, Iksannurazmi and Nordin, Anis Nurashikin and Alam, A. H. M. Zahirul (2013) 0.35μm SPDT RF CMOS switch for wireless communication application. In: 2013 IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nano Electronics (RSM 2013), 25-27 October 2013, Langkawi, Malaysia.

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Abstract

In recent years, wireless communication particularly in the front-end transceiver architecture has increased its functionality. This trend is continuously expanding and of particular is reconfigurable radio frequency (RF) front-end. A multi-band single chip architecture which consists of an array of switches and filters could simplify the complexity of the current superheterodyne architecture. In this paper, the design of a Single Pole Double Throw (SPDT) switch using 0.35μm Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor (CMOS) technology is discussed. The SPDT RF CMOS switch was then simulated in the range of frequency of 0-2GHz. At 2 GHz, the switch exhibits insertion loss of 1.153dB, isolation of 21.24dB, P1dB of 21.73dBm and IIP3 of 26.02dBm. Critical RF T/R switch characteristic such as insertion loss, isolation, power 1dB compression point and third order intercept point, IIP3 is discussed and compared with other type of switch designs. Pre and post layout simulation of the SPDT RF CMOS switch are also discussed to analyze the effect of parasitic capacitance between components’ interconnection.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 3239/32772
Uncontrolled Keywords: Radio frequency, Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS), single pole double throw (SPDT), microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Dr AHM Zahirul Alam
Date Deposited: 15 Nov 2013 11:11
Last Modified: 15 Nov 2013 11:11
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/32772

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